Cinematographer Killed On Set By Prop Gun Discharged By Alec Baldwin

Reading Time: 6 minutes A terrible incident on the set of the independent western Rust has left the movie’s cinematographer dead. According to a statement from the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s department, “a prop firearm was discharged by Alec Baldwin” who is both the star and producer of Rust, and as a result “two individuals were shot on the set”: Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and director … Read more

The Original ‘Nightmare On Elm Street’ House Is Up For Sale

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the market for a charming two-story Dutch Colonial house in the historic Spaulding Square district of Los Angeles? You’re in luck, but only if you don’t mind sharing it with the ghost of Freddy Krueger. That’s right, the original house used while filming Wes Craven’s 1984 horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street is up for sale. … Read more

Thanos Was Right – And Had a Surprising Connection to Kang

Reading Time: 4 minutes Thanos claimed to want to save the universe by eliminating half of all life, thus eliminating half the demand for resources, and enabling the natural world to heal. But even if his plan had worked and the Avengers had never stopped him, within a short amount of time, population growth would have pretty much erased … Read more

Sony Announces Two New Marvel Movies

Reading Time: 4 minutes The following post contains minor spoilers for Venom: Let There Be Carnage. Sony continues to make the most of their own mini Marvel universe. Their “Sony’s Spider-Man Universe” can include any characters who originate within Spidey’s corner of Marvel. The studio has already made two Venom movies, and they have spinoff movies in production that star characters like the … Read more

Hasbro’s Rancor Is the Biggest Star Wars Black Series Figure Ever

Reading Time: 4 minutes Through their “HasLab” crowdfunding program, Hasbro has produced large-scale toys of popular Star Wars and Marvel products that would otherwise be impossible to make for the mainstream market. They recently produced their biggest Marvel figure ever, the 32-inch tall Galactus, and have previously made an ungodly detailed version of the Razor Crest from The Mandalorian, a toy … Read more

‘Dune: Part 2’: What Happens Next?

Reading Time: 9 minutes The following post contains SPOILERS for Dune — the movie as well as the portions of the original novel that weren’t adapted to the film. “This is only the beginning.” That’s the slightly cheeky final line of dialogue in Dune — or, as the onscreen title card reads, Dune: Part One. If you read interviews with director Denis Villeneuve, the fact that this … Read more

‘Uncharted’ Trailer: The Hit Game Finally Comes to the Big Screen

Reading Time: 3 minutes For years, a who’s who of filmmakers and actors have tried to turn the extremely cinematic PlayStation game series Uncharted into a movie. The list of directors who were attached to the material includes David O. Russell, Neil Burger, Dan Trachtenberg, and Travis Knight — and through the years names like Mark Wahlberg and Chris Pratt were … Read more

‘The Suicide Squad’ Almost Had a Much Darker Ending

Reading Time: 5 minutes The following post contains SPOILERS for The Suicide Squad. While The Suicide Squad does more than live up to its title, with the gruesome deaths of many of its anti-heroes and villains, it ends on something of a hopeful note. Several members of the team, including Idris Elba’s Bloodsport and Daniela Melchior’s Ratcatcher 2, survived and negotiated their … Read more

‘Ambulance’ Trailer: Michael Bay Goes Back to His Roots

Reading Time: 4 minutes Michael Bay spent a full decade directing Transformers movies — five of those things in ten years. But I suspect if you asked Bay’s fans what they think he’s  really good at and what they want to see from him, they would say the sorts of intense action thrillers that became his calling card in Hollywood back in the ’90s, stuff … Read more

‘The Matrix Resurrections’ Is Rated R

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Matrix has been resurrected, and thankfully not as a movie for little kids. The Matrix Resurrections, the return of the iconic sci-fi franchise has been officially been rated by the Motion Picture Association of America. The film received an R “for violence and some language.” That’s almost identical to the rating and description that … Read more